Get a Taste of Studying at CEU

November 28, 2023

Get a taste of studying in the department by watching one of our Open Classes. On the week beginning November 20, we opened up a selection of our classes to prospective students. BA (3rd and 4th year), MA and PhD students study in these classes, and PhD students also act as teaching assistants to gain experience for their future future careers. Click on the links below to watch and click here to apply for next year's programs.





New: MA in Museum Studies

November 23, 2023

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new MA in Museum Studies which we will be offering in collaboration with Wien Museum from September 2024. Applications are open now! This two-year master’s program combines CEU’s multidisciplinary curriculum in historical studies with practical, hands-on training in Vienna's city museum and internship opportunities in the city’s rich museum scene. The master’s degree prepares students for international careers in the museum world.

Natalie Zemon Davis (1928-2023)

October 24, 2023

The Departments of History and Medieval Studies are mourning the loss of a great scholar and friend of Central European University. To us, Natalie Zemon Davis was much more than an outstanding, inspirational historian whose seminal contributions have changed the face of the profession. She was a close friend of many members of our departments and of our entire community.

Emma Goldman Award 2023 for Eszter Varsa

October 6, 2023
Eszter Varsa, post-doctoral researcher in the ERC Advanced Grant project ZARAH, has won the Emma Goldman Award 2023 for her work in the field of gender history, material inequality, and the history of Roma.
The FLAX Foundation awards the Emma Goldman Awards to talented and engaged scholars working on feminist and inequality issues in Europe since 2020. The award ceremony was hosted by the IWM in Vienna.
Photo credit: Zsolt Marton

Nur Baba A Sufi Novel of Late Ottoman Istanbul

September 28, 2023

By Yakup Kadri KaraosmanoğluM. Brett Wilson (Editor and Translator)

This first-ever English translation of Nur Baba – a classic of modern Turkish literature written by Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu – offers a unique window into Sufi lodges, social dilemmas, and intellectual life in early twentieth-century Istanbul.